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Hercules defeats King Geryon
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules defeats King Geryon
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

This painting depicts the moment after Hercules has killed King Geryon, identified by the crown on his head. The monarch had come to defend his herd of oxen and cows after the god Eurystheus had ordered Hercules to steal them.This work is part of a series of ten paintings that Francisco de Zurbarán was commissioned to paint in 1634 as decoration for the Hall of Realms in the Buen Retiro Pal

John II of Castile
Oil on canvas. 1848
Prats y Velasco, Francisco
John II of Castile
Oil on canvas. 1848
Prats y Velasco, Francisco

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

Ferdinand IV, King of Naples
Oil on canvas. 1760
Mengs, Anton Raphael
Ferdinand IV, King of Naples
Oil on canvas. 1760
Mengs, Anton Raphael

Ferdinand IV (1751-1825) was the third son of Charles VII of Naples and his wife, Maria Amalia of Saxony. When his father acceded to the Spanish throne as Charles III in 1759, he became king of Naples. The sitter wears the Orders of the Golden Fleece and San Gennaro. His childish grace contrasts with the courtly pomp of the setting.

Gesalec
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1855
Patiño, Patricio
Gesalec
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1855
Patiño, Patricio

Gesalic was a king of the Visigoths from 507 to 511. The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s rig

María Luisa of Parma, Princess of Asturias
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1765
Mengs, Anton Raphael
María Luisa of Parma, Princess of Asturias
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1765
Mengs, Anton Raphael

Mengs painted these portraits of the heirs to the Spanish throne -the prince and princess of Asturias, Carlos de Borbón and Maria Luisa of Parma- on the occasion of their wedding. As the daughter of Philip I, Duke of Parma, and Louise Isabelle of France, and thus granddaughter of Kings Philip V and Louis XV, Maria Luisa was Queen Consort of Spain between 1788 and 1808. She wears a light-col

Carlos IV
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1789
Goya y Lucientes, Francisco de
Carlos IV
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1789
Goya y Lucientes, Francisco de

A portrait of King Carlos IV (1784-1819) wearing red velvet and decorated with the Golden Fleece, on a background of curtains that partially hide a crown at the right edge of the composition. This work may have been made shortly after the Monarch took the throne, as he still wears the sash of Carlos III (1716-1788), whose design was specified on 24 October 1772. Its combination of colors was modif

Berengaria of Castile
Oil on canvas. 1850
Prats y Velasco, Francisco
Berengaria of Castile
Oil on canvas. 1850
Prats y Velasco, Francisco

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

Henry III of Castile, the Mourne
Oil on canvas. 1848
Ortega Matamoros, Calixto
Henry III of Castile, the Mourne
Oil on canvas. 1848
Ortega Matamoros, Calixto

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

The Battle of Clavijo
Oil on canvas. 1755 - 1756
Giaquinto, Corrado
The Battle of Clavijo
Oil on canvas. 1755 - 1756
Giaquinto, Corrado

Mounted on a white steed and flanked by an angel bearing a flag, Saint James gallops over a multitude of fallen Moors and horses. The battle scene occupies a rocky landscape in the middle ground. This canvas is a sketch for the elliptical dome at the entrance to the Royal Palace’s chapel and was painted by Giaquinto between 1756 and 1757. The canvas and its corresponding fresco are clearly derived

Cardinal-Infante Luis Antonio of Bourbon
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1737
Loo, Louis-Michel Van
Cardinal-Infante Luis Antonio of Bourbon
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1737
Loo, Louis-Michel Van

Born in 1727, Don Luis, son of Philip V and Isabella Farnese, was destined for an ecclesiastical career since childhood and is already shown here as a cardinal. He renounced his vows in 1754 and in 1776 his brother Charles III arranged his marriage to the young María Teresa de Vallabriga, a member of the minor nobility, with the aim of ending his numerous scandalous affairs. He was also str

Henry IV of Castile
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1848
Sainz, Francisco
Henry IV of Castile
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1848
Sainz, Francisco

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

Christ Blessing
Mixed method on panel. 1494 - 1496
Gallego, Fernando
Christ Blessing
Mixed method on panel. 1494 - 1496
Gallego, Fernando

On his throne, wearing a red tunic and holding the globe of the World in his left hand, Christ offers his blessing with his right. He is flanked by figures representing the Church and the Synagogue and surrounded by the Tetramorph. Christ is presented as the Savior of the world in this work that contrasts the figure of the Synagogue, with Moses’s tablets and a torn banner; and the figure of the Ch

Chintila
Oil on canvas. 1855
Montañés y Pérez, Bernardino
Chintila
Oil on canvas. 1855
Montañés y Pérez, Bernardino

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

Interior of Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome
Oil on canvas. 1640
Gagliardi, Filippo
Interior of Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome
Oil on canvas. 1640
Gagliardi, Filippo

This painting has particular documentary interest as it shows the inside of Saint Peter’s transept and chancel before work began on Bernini’s Throne of Saint Peter (1656). The small figures that enliven the canvas are painted with the light and vibrant bambocciantes technique. This is one of this artist’s few known works.

The Virgin and Child on a Throne of Angels
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1661
Espinosa, Jerónimo Jacinto
The Virgin and Child on a Throne of Angels
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1661
Espinosa, Jerónimo Jacinto

Espinosa was the leading painter working in Valencia in the mid-seventeenth century. He deployed a naturalistic style characterised by precise description and a selective use of light. Most of his works depict religious themes, including the present canvas with its unusual subject matter. The compositional rigour and monumental character make this canvas particularly outstanding within Espinosa’s

Witiza
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1853
Iglesias y Domínguez, Manuel
Witiza
Oil on canvas. Ca. 1853
Iglesias y Domínguez, Manuel

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

Ferdinand III of Castile
Oil on canvas. 1850
Múgica y Pérez, Carlos
Ferdinand III of Castile
Oil on canvas. 1850
Múgica y Pérez, Carlos

The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right to occupy the throne because she was a woman, the

Ramiro II of León
Oil on canvas. 1852
Casado, Rufino
Ramiro II of León
Oil on canvas. 1852
Casado, Rufino

Ramiro II (c. 900-951) was a King of León. The Chronological Series of the Kings of Spain was a museum project planned in 1847 by José de Madrazo to adorn four of the new rooms at the Real Museo de Pinturas (Royal Museum of Paintings), then under his direction. At the height of the confrontation between the supporters of Isabella II and the Carlists, who denied the sovereign’s right

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